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Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Special election date set (06/20/07)
Tropical Touches offers therapeutic massage (06/20/07)
A new business in Cherokee makes a good fit with other businesses in the same building, rounding out a full range of health and beauty services at the location in the 500 block of West Main Street where Bogenrief Studio was located and Rasmussen Ford before that...
Aquatic Center holds Grand Opening (06/20/07)
Following a fill that started 11 a.m. Sunday and took about 24 hours, the new Bacon Aquatic Center is about complete. The Grand Opening, Dedication and Community Plunge for the Bacon Aquatic Center will be held on Monday, June 18. The event will begin with a community meal starting at 5:30 p.m. at the aquatic center. (Free will offering to cover meal cost)...
Aurelia Board discusses Wellness Center, Pre-school (06/20/07)
The Aurelia School Board met in regular session Monday night, and much of the meeting centered around the Wellness Center currently under construction on the north end of the school. Project architect Paul Mauer was present for the meeting and reviewed the progress. ...
MMC Eagle boys win 2 of 3 games (06/20/07)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn baseball team played five games in five days last week, including winning two of three to end the string. On Wednesday, in a home contest against War Eagle Conference rival West Sioux, Eagle pitcher Nate Dammann gave up two solo homers in the first, but then "really settled down," said MMC coach Al Vasher. The Eagles put the ball in play, scored five first-inning runs themselves, and, said Vasher, "the defense played a great game."...
Lady Pirates beat R-U, 10-1 (06/20/07)
HOLSTEIN - The Galva-Holstein girls defeated Remsen-Union Friday night in Maple Valley Conference softball action here, 10-1. Freshman Jaime Christensen gave up only three hits, and struck out five batters while walking just two, to lead the Lady Pirates...
Errors plague Cherokee girls (06/20/07)
Spencer takes 9-6 Lakes Conference verdict Six costly errors handed visiting Spencer four unearned runs on the way to a sloppy 9-6 Lakes Conference softball victory over Cherokee here last week. "We showed up the first four innings to play and after that we lost focus," said a disappointed Cherokee coach Tara Malausky. In the first four innings we had 11 hits and then they put in the JV pitcher who was much slower and we had a terrible time hitting her...
Bulldog boys lose 'heartbreaker' (06/20/07)
POMEROY -- The Aurelia Bulldogs left runners on base in the top of the 7th inning here on Wednesday night, losing a 3-2 heartbreaker to Pomeroy-Palmer in a Northwest Conference baseball game. Senior-to-be Jared Bruce led Bulldog hitting, going 2 for 4, scoring a run, and stealing three bases. Junior-to-be Camrin Meyer was 1-3 with a walk and a run scored, and recent graduate Tanner Winterhof was 1-2 with a stolen base for the 'Dogs...
Braves stay perfect at 12-0 (06/20/07)
2nd-rated Cherokee beats Spencer; wins CL tourney The busy Cherokee Braves baseball team, Iowa's second-ranked Class 2A squad with a perfect 12-0 record, won four games last week, including a defeat of Spencer 3-1 here Friday night in an entertaining Lakes Conference match featuring two of the top teams in the league...
Mable P. Neel (06/20/07)
Mable Neel, 93, of Des Moines, formerly of Aurelia, died June 11, 2007. Memorial service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia There will be no visitation. Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia is in charges of services...
Doris S. Fineran (06/20/07)
Doris S. Fineran, 88 of Dakota City died Saturday, June 9, 2007 at a South Sioux City Care Center after a lengthy illness. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on today at Becker -- Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City with the Rev. Robert Call officiating. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. in Sunset View Cemetery at Washta. Visitation was held at the funeral home from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and the family was present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m...
Von Glan/son (06/20/07)
Clint and Renee Von Glan of Vail are the parents of their third son, Tyson George. Born June 5, 2007 at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital in Carroll. He weighed 9 lbs. and 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming Tyson home are his brothers Benjamin and Cody. Grandparents are Kim and Joyce Von Glan of Westside and Kenny and Gayle George of Meriden. Great-grandmothers are Esther Pieper of Vail and Mary Gill of Meriden...
Trapp/son (06/20/07)
Kyle and Sheila Trapp of Washta are pleased to announce the birth of their son Gavin Hunter. Born on May 18, 2007 he weighed 8 lbs. and 2 oz. and measured 21 inches long. Gavin was welcomed home by one brother Garrett and one sister Alyssa. Grandparents are Tom and Trudy Selk of Larrabee and Larry and Donna Trapp or Washta...
Hogrefe/daughter (06/20/07)
Clint and Greta Hogrefe of Meridan are thrilled to announce the birth of their first born child. Esther Louise was born on April 29 and she weighed 8 lbs. and 5 oz. Grandparents are Robert and Shirley Anderson of Stanhope and Dennis and Janeen Hogrefe of Albert City. Great-grandparents are Eunice Neuhaus of Bennington, Neb. and Virgil and Annette Anderson of Albert City...
Cramberg/son (06/20/07)
Lairy and Heidi Cramberg are pleased to announce the birth of their son Aiden Seth Cramberg. Born on May 16, 2007. He was welcomed home by his big sister Emily. Grandparents are Gary and Sherry Mahoney of San Antonio, Texas. Great-grandmother is Ruth Graves of Cherokee...
Vaughn/daughter (06/20/07)
Jeffery and Greta Lundsgaard-Vaughn of Anamosa are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Ane Christine Vaughn. Born at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids at 4:10 a.m. on May 4, 2007. She weighed 9 lbs and measured 21 ˝ inches long. Grandparents are E. Joe and Janece Lundsgaard of Cherokee and Sherry Vaughn and the late Dale M. Vaughn of Quasqueton...
Veit/Carter (06/20/07)
Stephen and Nancy Veit of Cherokee are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Anna Lisa Veit to Jonathon Tyler Carter The son of Ed Carter of Fort Madison and Donna Pfadenhauer of Burlington. Anna is currently teaching 6th grade math and science in Newark, N.J. as part of the Teach for America Program...
Basic Biittner: Celebrate the Holiday (06/20/07)
June 14th, is one of the most important - but least celebrated - American holidays. In case you didn't know, or didn't remember, today is Flag Day. Flag Day (more formally, National Flag Day) is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the "flag of the United States, which happened on that date in 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress...
Gray Matter: Contemporary construction (06/20/07)
 A few weeks ago I told you of the  preparations going on for a new residence on the lot next to mine.  At that time, I conjectured that those able workmen might just wave a wand and a house would materialize.  Well, it wasn't quite that simple, but almost.  A couple of fellows checked things out periodically until shortly after noon a few days ago. ...
A lifelong learner (06/20/07)
People can learn a valuable lesson from Florence Held, an area woman who recently received a high school equivalency diploma from Western Iowa Tech Community. Getting a high school diploma after being absent from the classroom for several years is not unusual but it is highly unusual for the absence to be for more than 70 years...