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Stories from Monday, July 2, 2007

Peterson man turns 100 this week (07/02/07)
Wilbur Tigges was born on the family farm in Spring Township on July 3, 1907, to William and Esther Tigges. Wilbur lived on the farm until he retired to the town of Peterson in 1975, and he still resides in the town. He will be the guest of honor from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Peterson Community Center, as he celebrates 100 years with family and friends...
Wizard of Oz a great theatrical experience (07/02/07)
Gary, Sleezer, Appleby resign BOH (07/02/07)
At the conclusion of a contentious hearing before the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday regarding the removal of Dr. Thomas Gary from the Cherokee County Board of Health, Gary requested a vote by a show of hands on whether the supervisors would confirm or rescind a decision in May to remove him from the BOH...
Presenting the Bacon Aquatic Center - (07/02/07)
Cherokee girls 2-2 in tourney (07/02/07)
Phipps, Carlson lead potent offense SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High softball squad won two of four games in the tough Spencer Invitational Tournament here Friday and Saturday, one of the setbacks to Akron-Westfield, the state's top-ranked Class 1A team...
Gena Paulson (07/02/07)
Gena (Gean) Marie Paulson Gustafson from Aurelia, died on May 14, 2007. A service will be held on July 6, 2007 at noon at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Born Feb. 12, 1909, near Bergen, N.D. Her parents, Bernhard, born Jan. 5, 1886 in Aurelia, and Etta Robbins Paulson, born Sept. 4, 1886 in Storm Lake, homesteaded a farm in N.D., and had a son Leslie and another daughter, Ann [Willbrandt] before moving back to Aurelia in 1912...
Carol M. Allender (07/02/07)
Carol M. Allender, 52, a resident of Cherokee, and formerly of Davenport, died on Friday, June 22, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Center in Holstein, following an extended illness. Her funeral service will held on June 27 at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Chapel, Bettendorf. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer‚s Disease & Related Disorders Foundation...
Simonsen/son (07/02/07)
Matt and Jenny Simonsen of Coralville are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charles (Carl) Garth Simonsen, born on May 15, 2007, at 1:19 p.m. in Iowa City at the University of Iowa Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. and 13 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was happily welcomed home by his big sister Marilyn and his brothers Frankie and Andy...
Prescott/son (07/02/07)
Billy and Laura Prescott of Meriden are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Grant Alan Prescott. Born on June 20, 2007 at 5:34 p.m. Grant weighed 8 lbs. and 11 oz., and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming Grant home are his two brothers, Andy and Noah...
Pierce/daughter (07/02/07)
Mike and Emily Pierce of Larrabee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, NyAnna Jean Pierce, born on June 21, 2007 at 2:10 a.m. NyAnna weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz., and measured 20 inches long. Welcoming NyAnna home were her brothers, Daene and Daxsten...
Clow and Frye/son (07/02/07)
Jarred Clow and Jessica Frye are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Tony Clow. Jackson was born in Fairmont, Minn. on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at 9:53 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. He is welcomed home by two sisters, Alyssa and Ella...
Ballou/son (07/02/07)
John and Amy Ballou of West Des Moines are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Quinton Daniel Ballou. Born on June 15, 2007 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center and weighted 7 lbs. and 6 oz. and measured 20 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Barb Kratz of Cherokee and Lyell and Toula Ballou of Waukee...
Bunt/Cordova (07/02/07)
Kate Bunt and John Cordova of Westminster have chosen Sept. 2, 2007 to be wed at the Chapel at Red Rocks in Morrison. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Pat and Norene Bunt of Marcus. Kate graduated from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Community High School in 1999. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Grand View College in Des Moines, in 2003. She is registered nurse with the Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge in the coronary care unit...
Gray Matter: The Fourth of July (07/02/07)
The Fourth of July is fast approaching. There will be many local and area observances to enjoy. Patriotic music and spectacular fireworks are TV staples for that special day. This means we will frequently hear John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," as it is now our official National March. ...